Decision details

Home Care and Extra Care Contract Re-tender

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider proposals in relation to the re-tendering of home care and extra care service provision from January 2023 when the current contracts end.


19.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care.


19.2     It was RESOLVED to:


1.         agree to go out to tender for Home Care and Extra Care services in January 2022 with new contract start dates in January 2023;


2. approve a contract term of six years with the option to extend for up to 48 months; and


3. agree to delegate the contract award decision to the Director of Adult Social Care, once all submitted bids have been evaluated.




19.3     Independent sector Home Care and Extra Care services represent a significant and important element of the Council’s statutory care provision and it is essential that  the services that are commissioned are of a high quality, person centred and represent value for money. Careful consideration and wide stakeholder engagement has been undertaken to ensure the tender will deliver sustainable services for both clients and providers.



Report author: Sarah Crouch

Publication date: 30/09/2021

Date of decision: 30/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 30/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/10/2021

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